After sacking about 1500 workers, the NIC has ordered La Casera Company Plc to reinstate them.
The National Industrial Court (NIC), Lagos Division has ordered the La Casera Company Plc to reinstate their sacked staff. The court gave the order on the 15th of September. The company had terminated the employment of its workers over a union dispute involving the National Union of Food, Beverage and Tobacco Employers (NUFBTE).
The National Industrial Court stated;
With this ruling the action of the management, which through unsigned notice pasted on the gate of the company at the Amuwo Odofin Industrial Estate, Mile 2, a day earlier, (September 14), terminating the employment of its staff, has been nullified.
The La Casera company had earlier sacked about 1500 workers comprising of 700 regular workers and 800 casual workers.